His name was Nabal and his wife’s name was Abigail. She was an intelligent and beautiful woman, but her husband was surly and mean in his dealings—he was a Calebite.Wow! For all the sermons I've heard and preached about Caleb and his godly, faith-filled character and about Nabal and his surly godlessness, I have never seen this--Nabal was a descendant of Caleb! How did he come to lose sight of his ancestor's faithful example?
Sunday, February 06, 2011
I was reading along in 1 Samuel, finding it all quite familiar, and suddenly came upon 25:3--